Patricia J. Britt was appointed unanimously by the Cleveland City Council as City Clerk, Clerk of Council on January 14, 2008.
As Clerk of Council, Britt is the chief Administrative Officer of the Office of Cleveland City Council. Her duties include supervising the recording and retention of all official reports, communications and transcripts delivered to Council, and the certification of all legislation. Britt is also responsible for overseeing Cleveland City Council's staff of more than 20 and working with the 17 Members of Council and their Executive Assistants.
From 1995 to 2008, prior to being appointed clerk, Britt was a council member representing Ward 6. She concentrated on stabilizing the assets in the ward and bringing in new economic opportunities. During Britt’s tenure a 14-acre brown field in Ward 6 was transformed into the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court and Detention Center, a new MetroHealth Clinic was built at the Buckeye Shopping Center, Tony Brush Park in Little Italy was restored and Nottingham Spirk Innovation Center relocated to Ward 6.
Britt served as a member of the Field Education Faculty of the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University from 1990 to 2008. Britt has a Master’s degree in social work from Howard University, a certificate in state and local government from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, and is a certified master municipal clerk. Britt serves on the national community and economic development committee of the National League of Cities.
You can reach the clerk of Cleveland City Council at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 216-664-4551. Or contact Deputy Clerk Allan Dryer at email@example.com or 216-664-4198 or Rochelle Long, executive assistant to the Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org or 216-664-4590.